Move over light lagers, we’ve got something big to talk about.
Eisbock—pronounced “ice-bock”—is a German-style dark lager with a strength (9-14% alcohol by volume) rivaled only by the strong malt flavors. The eisbock-making process typically involves a freeze distilling/concentrating step as well as extended periods of lagering.
Ready to get started? Try out these 5 gold medal-winning eisbock recipes from the National Homebrew Competition.